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“The only thing that ever consoles man for the stupid things he does is the praise he always gives himself for doing them.”
“You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand”
Leonardo da Vinci
“We praise or blame as one or the other affords more opportunity for exhibiting our power of judgment.”
“Self - praise is no recommendation”
“What we do is never understood, but only praised and blamed.”
“A pinch of praise is worth a pound of scorn. A dash of encouragement is more helpful than a dipper of pessimism. A cup of kindness is better than a cupboard of criticism.”
William Arthur Ward
“Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful”
“So long as you are praised think only that you are not yet on your own path but on that of another.”
“To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.”
Jalal ad-Din Rumi
“To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girl friends.”
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